Tagged: Europe

Canada is about to hold airlines accountable for delays

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 22nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Canada is about to follow Europe in holding airlines accountable for delays. So why isn’t it happening here in our country? Because the airlines have WAYYYY too much power in Washington, DC. Plus, Southwest expands again, this time from Sacramento to Santa Barbara. Service starts June 5th. COVID is becoming an issue again, and that is impacting travel. So...

Stats show 1/3 of European travelers have canceled their plans

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 13th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Rick Steves, who escorts trips around the planet, has canceled his tours which include stops in Russia for 2022. In fact new statistics show 1/3 of people who were planning to travel to Europe have canceled those plans for now and another 1/3 are reconsidering travel to the continent, all because of the war in Ukraine. Also, the Queen...

Canadian border could open before end of summer

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 18th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, it’s looking more and more like the Canadian border will open before the end of summer. Amtrak is investing some of our tax dollars in some new train sets and the Eiffel Tower joins the reopened attractions list in Europe. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we renew the discussion about smoking charges in rental cars and hotel rooms. Mark...

European Walking Tours and Risks of Traveling with Low-cost Airlines

On the May 6th edition of The Travel Guys: * In The Travel News, McDonald’s has created a new restaurant in Chicago which features all of the products served in McDonald’s Restaurants around the world, read about it here.  United Airlines is changing the rules for emotional support animals and it’s good news for those of us who don’t want to share their leg space with a large pooch. * Frontier Airlines has announced they are returning to Sacramento...